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Baptism: Sacrament of Beginning and Promise

I have been involved in infant baptisms for the better part of the past 20 years. I had obviously had been to baptisms all through my life (which is far longer than two decades), but joining the baptism preparation team at my parish was a pivotal experience. Working with families preparing for the baptism of their child gave me the opportunity to regularly think about this sacrament and its implications for my life.  The sacrament of baptism is a celebration of the love of God mediated through the signs of water, oil and light in …

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